Pet care services

When you’re feeling vulnerable, sometimes it can be hard to care for our four-legged friends at the same time. At Kentish Homecare, we have the ideal solution for this.

The benefit of pets

Studies have shown that owning a pet and spending quality time with animals increases happiness, reduces stress levels, and aids us in living a longer life. With benefits like these, it’s easy to see why a large proportion of the elderly/vulnerable choose to own pets.

However, sometimes illness or injury prevents you from giving your pet the care it needs. While family members or friends could take care of the animal, it may not always be possible, due to time constraints etc. Some have seen rather off-putting solutions such as putting the animal in a kennel, or even giving it up for adoption, as feasible.

It would be absolutely devastating to separate someone from their beloved pet in any circumstance, that’s why Kentish Homecare offers a pet care service, too!

Some members of staff are trained to care for the elderly individual and for the pet in question. It allows the person and animal to remain at home together, whilst ensuring both parties receive the care they need. Your pet’s care plan is tailored to its needs, too!

We can walk your pets how often they need one/ how long they need to be walked for, so your pet’s fitness doesn’t suffer. If the animal is a tad more independent, we can perform basic tasks such as making sure it’s fed and providing water, cleaning any litter trays or any mess it makes, or enjoying some much-needed playtime with them.

Best of both worlds

We can carry out our pet care services alongside the bespoke care packages we already offer, to ensure that every member of the family is happy, comfortable, and safe during trying times.

Our range of personal care services can be chopped and change to how you see fit. Our carers are skilled in all areas of care, be it helping you get dressed, to helping to wash, to taking you to the cinemas. We offer respite care, for when the primary caregiver cannot be there, night care, and 24-hour care for the more vulnerable. Contact us today for a tailor-made care plan for you or a loved one.

With over 25 years experience in the industry, it’s fair to say you can count on us! All of our staff are trained to the highest standard, and are friendly, polite, and reliable. Whilst caring for our clients, we encourage and help them to maintain their independence also.

We don’t just offer care to the elderly, though. We cater to those 18 and above with a diversity of conditions such as dementia, cerebral palsy, or muscular dystrophy. Our care solutions would also be suitable for any adult with any sort of long-term injury or illness.

Find out more about us and what we do here.

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Personal care services

For whatever reasons you may need them, be it recovering from illness or injury, or simply feeling that personal care services would be best for you, Kentish Homecare offers a wide choice when it comes to care.
All of our plans are bespoke

We care about each of our client’s individual needs.  Our staff will work with you to develop a customised care plan. We can even work with others that visit you, be it family members or friends, to ensure your plain is perfect for you. Before we develop a care plan, we assess the health situation of the person wanting care. This is the ideal time to raise any concerns and ask questions. Family and friends can also sit in on the assessment meeting.
What exactly is on offer?

We understand that many people want to maintain independence when ill/injured/elderly, but everyone needs a little help sometimes! A main concern is often health, appearance, and hygiene. Our staff can help with basic hygiene such as showering, bathing, and using the toilet. They can also help out with getting you dressed, helping with hair and makeup, and brushing your teeth.
Our staff will try their hardest to meet your every last need, even if it’s just needing someone to sit and have a chat with! Having lowered independence shouldn’t mean that privacy or dignity are lowered, however. Our staff and nurses aim to provide their services with the utmost respect. We also offer help with meal preparation. Be it breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anything in-between, our staff can give you however much help you need.
If whoever is needed care is currently on any form of medication, our staff can work with your healthcare professional to ensure you take the correct medication, at the correct time, in the correct way. Personal affairs are a big part of an independent lifestyle. Be it a trip to the shops, attending family events, or paying your bills; our staff are on hand to give you all of the help and support you need.
Need something different?

If you, or whoever is the primary care giver, can’t provide care for any reason, we offer respite care as one of our many services. Respite care can be anything from a few hours to several days. This is also tailored to the individual’s needs. Be it a simple chat for a few hours, or a few days of personal care, we can help.
Similarly, we offer a rehabilitation service. If you’ve been ill or hospitalised, it can sometimes be difficult to get back on your feet. We can help you to gain independence in your own home again, at your own pace.
Flexibility is key when it comes to care. We understand that some may need care just throughout the night, or may need to be cared for 24/7. We can easily tailor our plans to these needs. We’ve been serving the Bromley and Beckenham areas for over 25 years now. All of our staff and nurses are trained and experienced, and committed to giving you the highest standard of care, whilst helping to maintain your independence.
Regardless of if you’re looking for yourself, or for a relative/friend, you can rely on us to deliver the care needed.
Contact us for more information.

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In home pet care services

At Kentish Homecare, we don’t believe in forcing elderly people to separate from pets who make them happy and give them the companionship they require. This is why we offer high-quality in-home pet care services designed to help the elderly look after their pets even when they’re recovering from serious illnesses and complaints. Owning a pet has several benefits, and various studies have shown how keeping a pet can help us live longer and battle sickness effectively. Pets can have a wonderful impact on our mental health too, keeping us smiling even when times are tough.

No need to say goodbye

When a person becomes ill, looking after a pet can become a challenge. At Kentish Homecare, we can do the hard work on your behalf so your pet doesn’t need to be removed from your care. We believe that having a pet taken away from you is only likely to make you more stressed. If your friends and family members simply don’t have the time to take care of your beloved pet on your behalf, we can step in. Our services mean that your pet doesn’t have to go to kennels whilst you’re recovering from an illness, be sent to a shelter to be adopted or that more extreme measures need to be taken.

Caring for the both of you

We can look after both you and your pet, allowing you to stay where you both want to be and ensuring you both get the quality treatment you deserve. Whether you need someone to walk your dog, feed your cat or maintain your fish tank, we can help. You can count on us to ensure you and your pet remain united, even if you’re facing health challenges.

Why not get in touch with us today to learn more about our valuable in-home pet care services?

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Elderly rehabilitation services

Kentish Homecare can provide you with care, respect and dignity if you require elderly rehabilitation services during an illness or following a stay in hospital. As much as most people would prefer to do everything for themselves, sometimes this is not possible. However, we can bring you the freedom and independence you deserve whilst allowing you to stay within your home instead of moving elsewhere.

We can give you the care and support you need whilst you’re undergoing rehabilitation, so talk to us today if you require help with performing regular tasks.

Helping in various ways

We are here to help with things like dressing, bathing and eating. If performing duties outside of the house isn’t currently an option, we can take care of duties like doing your weekly food shop for you, too. You may find you can do some things but cannot perform other duties. We are here to fill in the gap and help you make all the adjustments you need to, giving you all the extra help that you require via high-quality elderly rehabilitation services.

We can assist you

Maybe your friends and family members would like to help more but simply don’t have the time because of work duties and other obligations? Then allow us to come to your assistance. Readjusting to life back at home after a hospital stay can be tough, but we’re here to make the transition as smooth as possible. Our carers fully understand your situation and have years of experience to draw upon. We can provide assistance with walking and help you with personal activities like washing, bathing, dressing and getting in and out of bed. We can also help with cooking, cleaning and washing duties whilst making your home as hygienic and safe for you to live in as possible.

Call us today if you require professional elderly rehabilitation services.

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Home delivered meals for seniors

We can help if you need to arrange quality home delivered meals for seniors.

At Kentish Homecare, we offer meal preparation as part of our personal care packages and can collaborate with you to ensure all your dietary needs are fulfilled. We are regularly asked to help after doctors give new diets for seniors. Complying with dietary requirements can be tough, especially when you are recovering from an illness or already have things like pill schedules to think about. Why not talk to us today if you’re not quite sure which foods you should and shouldn’t be eating? Our staff can work with you and your doctor to make sure you’re getting the nutrition that you need.

Vast experience

Talk to us today if you’re interested in getting home delivered meals for seniors. Choose us and you’ll be able to talk to a professional with excellent food handling knowledge and vast experience in making delicious yet nutritious meals. We can help you get the right food for breakfast, lunch and dinner; whether you need assistance with one or all three meals. There are many different approaches we can use. For instance, we can cook a large number of meals to be stocked in the freezer for you to heat when you’re hungry. We can also prepare fresh meals every day if you cannot heat food yourself. If you’re no longer able to go shopping yourself, we are here to support you.

Snack and beverages

We can also help with simple snack and beverages that comply with dietary restrictions. If we’re helping a friend or family member to care for you, they’ll be able to provide you with snacks and beverages that won’t harm you. Kentish Homecare is here to help you enjoy the levels of freedom and independence that you require without putting your health or safety at risk.

We specialise in providing diet-compliant home-delivered meals for seniors, so why not get in touch today to learn more about how we can help?

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Pet sitting services

If you’re recovering from an illness or can no longer get around like you could before, but require assistance with looking after a pet, we can help. At Kentish Homecare, we can provide you and your companion with the care and attention you deserve. Many studies have shown how keeping a pet can prolong your life and even demonstrated how having an animal at home can provide various health benefits. However, looking after a pet can become a challenge when you fall ill. Nonetheless, we can provide the first-class pet sitting services you require so your pet can still get the treatment he or she requires.

Pets reduce stress

Elderly people staying in their homes shouldn’t be a hassle or rare; everyone deserves the chance to stay at home. However, looking after pets can be difficult and sometimes a little extra help is welcome. We are happy to see so many elderly people continue to live fulfilling lives and maintain their independence at home. Caring for pets can become very difficult when illness strikes, but we believe that re-homing your animal should be a last resort. Being forced to re-home a pet can add to stress levels, which is why we endeavour to make sure your companion can continue to live with you by offering first-class pet sitting services.

No need to separate

Asking a friend or family member to look after a pet for you is not always possible, especially when others have full-time jobs to attend to. We are against sending pets away to shelters unless there is no other option. Pets are renowned for providing the type of unconditional love and quality companionship that can be crucial to an elderly person’s well-being. We can provide you with the services of a care provider that will be able to take care of you and your pet, treating you both with dignity.

Whether you are the person that requires care or you’re looking for care services on behalf of a loved one, we can be counted on to deliver the excellence you’re seeking. We can walk, feed and groom and simply spend time with pets, so call today to find out more our quality pet sitting services.

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Personal Care Services

Personal Care Services

At Kentish Homecare, we can help if you or a loved one require personal care services. We give people the care they need and deserve after surgery or during chronic illnesses and can provide an array of care services to our clients so they don’t need to try and go it alone. The quality of our services means that our clients don’t need to move out of their own homes and can remain in their own environment without risking accidents or injuries. We want to help you live a fulfilling life without having to leave your home.

A tailored approach

We treat each client as an individual, which means we always create bespoke care plans instead of adopting a one-size-fits-all approach. We know that your needs differ from those of other patients, which is why we look closely at your circumstances and ask you a number of questions so that we can create the ideal care plan. The staff can collaborate with other people that provide care for you, such as friends and family members, in order to deliver the perfect range of services. You’ll get the chance to tell us about any concerns you might have, and you can ask a friend or family member to sit in on the assessment with you.

Dignity, care and respect

You can count on us to handle simple tasks like combing your hair as well as more complex challenges like bathing. We can help you to get dressed and assist with dental care. No matter how small the task seems, we can help, even if you simply require someone to spend time with you – just ask! We always treat your privacy and dignity with respect whilst allowing you to feel happy, confident and completely secure in your home.

Why not talk to us today if you require personal care services during a period of rehabilitation?

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Housekeeping services in Beckenham

If you’re no longer able to fulfil housekeeping duties due to illness or old age, talk to Kentish Homecare.

At Kentish Homecare, we can take some of the stress of performing everyday duties from you and give you the independence and dignity you need, whilst allowing you to continue living in your own home. We can provide you with the quality you need if you require housekeeping services in Beckenham.

Help after hospital

Have you recently returned from a stay in hospital? Are you recovering from an illness? If so, we can provide you with exceptional housekeeping services in Beckenham. We can provide you with the assistance you need whilst giving you all the independence you require. Completing all the household duties you need to do can seem impossible if you’re struggling to get around, have a chronic condition or are recovering from an illness.

Get the plan you need

We can help you with various daily chores including, but not limited to; washing dishes, making beds and cleaning floors. 24-hour care is also available if you require a significant amount of assistance. If you only need help in certain areas, we can draw up a personal care plan tailored towards your specific, individual needs. This could be ideal if you only require help with certain duties like washing clothes or mopping once or twice per week.

We also offer deep clean services and can sanitize your home fully if you’ve been away from it for a while, preparing it for when you return. Other duties we can help with include; dusting, cleaning linens, scrubbing bathrooms and mopping, and we can provide these services on an “as-needed” basis, if you so wish.

Talk to us today if you need housekeeping services in Beckenham – you won’t be disappointed.

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Are Personal Care Service Jobs Right for Me?

Personal care services jobs aren’t just a job for some people. For some this vocation is more of a calling. Some people are natural born nurturers and for that reason, they gravitate toward careers where they can illustrate that. Doctors, nurses, personal care services, and so forth are jobs where caring about wellness is vital. Being a friendly face and a helping hand to someone who is ill or who is unable to care for themselves either due to age, injury, or disability is something that is highly worthwhile. If you’re a nurturing individual you might be well suited to personal care services jobs.

Research:

Research the job description of personal care services jobs to find out if they are a right fit for you. These jobs aren’t always easy. It can be emotionally draining when a patient has difficulty or when someone passes away. It can also require a great deal of patience in dealing with helping someone who is having physical and / or emotional difficulty with their situation. You may also need to do less than desirable jobs at times to help someone take care of themselves but these jobs can also be highly rewarding. Going home at the end of a day making someone else’s day better is something you can feel good about.

Investigate Companies Hiring

Some companies have many openings in personal care services jobs areas. They can have a fairly rigorous screening process to ensure that you are the right person for the job so be prepared to illustrate your experience, education, and people skills. People skills are vital in this industry where you’ll be called upon to help someone who is ill, who is in pain, or who is frustrated with their change in health and inability to do things for themselves. You could work with one patient regularly or be tasked with attending to different patients in different scenarios.

If this sounds like the type of rewarding career you’re interested in, check out the Kentish Homecare prequalification questionnaire to see if we might be a good fit together.

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Things You Didn’t Know Home Care Services Could Help With

Are you in a situation where you could benefit from home care services in Bromley? Local home care services could provide you with a multitude of options. Some of these are service offerings you might be aware of from Bromley home care service but some of these might surprise you.

Caring for Pets

When someone’s health declines, caring for pets can be a difficult thing. Getting help can ensure that the affected individual gets to keep their beloved pet and know that the animal is being cared for. Home care services can help with feeding, grooming, walking the pet, and cleaning up after your pet, too.

Medication Assistance

Dealing with multiple medications, varying rules about full or empty stomach, and doing so without feeling 100% can be complicated and it can also be dangerous. Home care services can ensure that patients get their medication on the appropriate schedule.

Help with Personal Affairs

Personal affairs may be something you need help with. Paying bills, scheduling maintenance on your property, making appointments, getting to and from appointments, and so forth.

Respite Care

Caring for a loved one who is disabled, ill, or recovering from surgery or illness can be exhausting. Maybe you need a break occasionally. Perhaps you need help at night or on a specific date when you have errands. Maybe you’re under the weather and need someone who is healthy and well to look after your loved one. It’s okay to ask for help. Home care services in Bromley can help you get the breather you need so that you’re going to be better able to care for your loved one. Don’t forget, in order to be there for them you need to ensure you take good care of yourself, too. We can help with that.

Whether you need temporary home care services in the Bromley area or are looking for some assistance for the foreseeable future talk to us at Kentish Homecare. We would be happy to tailor services to your needs.

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